|Rag Radio 2012-03-09 - Bobby Bridger on the Social Impact of Native American Culture - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Author, historian, singer/songwriter, playwright, artist, actor, and theatrical producer Bobby Bridger discusses the issues raised in his most recent book, "Where the Tall Grass Grows: Becoming Indigenous and the Mythological Legacy of the American West," which "explores the impact of Native American culture on the American psyche... and examines the impact of indigenous American mythology on contemporary identity and the development of modern popular entertainment, particularly the Hollywood fi...
Keywords: Bobby Bridger; Ken McKenzie-Grant; Thorne Dreyer; Rag Radio; KOOP; Native-American; American West: American History: Singer-Songwriters; Texas Musicians; Authors
|People United - May 4, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features an encore presentation of KOOP Radio's Austin Mayoral Debate, moderated by Amy Smith of The Austin Chronicle and Deece Eckstein of KOOP Radio, and featuring all three candidates, libertarian activist Richard (Clay) DaFoe, incumbent Lee Leffingwell, and former City Council member and founding Save Our Springs Alliance board member Brigid Shea. They spoke at Scholz Bier Garten in Austin, Texas, on April 15, 2012, when the debate was first broadcast live on KOOP Radio...
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; community radio; 2012 Austin Mayoral Debate; Deece Eckstein; Amy Smith; Austin Chronicle; Laura Hernandez; Ken McKenzie-Grant; Andrew Dickens; Thomas Durnin; Richard Clay Dafoe; Mayor Lee Leffingwell; Brigid Shea; Austin City Council; Save Our Springs Alliance; fee waiver; tax rebate; city subsidies; development deal; development zone; developers; Marriott; Apple; Formula One race track; utility rate increase; energy rate increase; water rates; waste water rates; at-large system; single-member district; geographic representation; affordable housing; housing costs; housing prices; housing bonds; bond money; bond revenue; tax revenue; debt; fiscal solvency; environment; transportation; quality of life; Paul Robbins; environmental activism; environmental organizations; civic organizations; Democratic clubs; Austin Police Department; APD; Austin Police Association; race; people of color; minorities; Austin politics; city politics; municipal politics; current events